Duck Breast with Whisky and Spice Sauce

Duck Breast with Whisky and Spice Sauce

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 30 min
  • Servings 4
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Nut-free

Categories

Ingredients

  • Sauce

    • 2 shallots, finely chopped
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) honey (see note)
    • ¼ cup (60 ml) whisky or Scotch whisky (see note)
    • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth
    • 1 tsp crushed peppercorns
    • 2 star anise
    • 1 clove
    • 1 tbsp butter (optional)
    • 1 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour (optional)
  • Duck

    • 2 magrets duck breasts, about 1 lb (450 g) each, or 4 breasts
    • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
    • 3 sprigs fresh thyme

Preparation

  • Sauce

  • Duck

Note from Ricardo

To impart a maple flavour to this recipe, replace the honey with maple syrup and use maple whisky.

Personal Note